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187271

QUENTIN ROOSEVELT President Theodore's Son World War I KILLED 1918 WWI Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434263487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 18, 1918 * Quentin Roosevelt killed (1st report) * President Theodore Roosevelt's son * United States Army Air Service * Bastille Day - World War I France The front page has one column headings: "Killed in France" "Quentin Roosevelt" "Shot Down In Airplane" "Colonel's Youngest Son" and more. (see) Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son. Much on World War I. Fourteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library label within masthead, generally in good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:10

$48.00
187270

RICHARD SPECK Chicago IL Student NURSES Dormitory Rape & MURDERS 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1966 * Richard Speck mass murders * Chicago student nurses The front page has a two column heading: "Survivor Says Killer of 8 Lulled Fears of Victims" Coverage continues on the back page with related photo and small sketch of Speck. Complete with 52 pages, close cut long the right margin of the front page which slightly affect unrelated text, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:10

$48.00
187269

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Win World Series MLB Baseball CHAMPIONS 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434263194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 9, 1934. * St. Louis Cardinals win World Series * Major League Baseball Champions The front page has a three column heading: "Cardinals Win Fourth Contest And Series In Wild Game At Detroit" with scoreboard, lineups and inning by inning description. Twelve pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few tears.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:09

$57.00
187268

FRANK COSTELLO Gangster MOB BOSS Kefauver Hearings & A. Anastasia 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 21, 1951 * Frank Costello - NYC gangster - mob boss * United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce The front page has a seven column heading: "Costello's Friends Handed Political Plums" with subheads that include: "Gambler's Influence Is Called 'Sinister'" and more. Coverage continues inside with photo of Albert Anastasia. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:09

$58.00
187267

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Government Audit Reveals Income Tax Problems 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102871053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1931 * Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone * Annual income surfaces * Government audit reveals Page 5 has a one column heading: "Gives Capone Income As $1,641,979 In 1928" with subhead. (see) Was this the beginning of the end for Capone ? He would eventually be tried and convicted if income tax evasion later that year. Complete with 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:09

$40.00
187266

Rare PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS Berkshite County 19th Century 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102870879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Oct. 23, 1878 * Berkshire County  * American Indians war era  This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, a little staining, some wear at the top left corner, generally good.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:08

$27.00
187265

U.S. - JAPAN TENSIONS Almost Exactly 10 Yrs Prior to Pearl Harbor 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102870739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE., Nov. 29, 1931 * United States and Japan tensions * Almost exactly 10 years prior to attack The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S.--JAPAN RIFT FADING OUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60+ pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:08

$45.00
187264

AUGUSTINE PREVOST Failed Raid on Charleston SC 1779 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434262410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 10, 1779  * British General Augustine Prevost * Unsuccessful raid on Charleston SC Page 3 has a report: "...arrived in town from Portsmouth with the news of the defeat of Gen. Prevost. The fact of General Prevost's defeat is now confirmed beyond the possibility of doubt. On the 13th and 14 of June two engagements were fought near Charles Town, South Carolina between the American army commanded by General Lincoln, and the English forces under General Prevost. The latter was finally repulsed & it is greatly to be feared that a second Saratoga business was the consequence...advices from America which mention the total overthrow of General Prevost's army." The back page has a note: "... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:08

$54.00
187263

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Arrives in Captial - Philadelphia PA 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102870246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 1, 1790  * President George Washington * Capital of U.S. - Philadelphia arrival Page 3 has a short bit noting: "Saturday last the President of the United States, his Lady and Family, arrived in this city from Virginia."  The front page has a chart of "Exports from the District of Bermuda-Hundred...".  Page 3 has a note: "The 7th anniversary of the evacuation of the city of New York by the British army was celebrated last week by the citizens, with the usual demonstrations of joy." The back page has a "Treasury Department" notice for supplying rations to the posts at Springfield, Mass., and West Point. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, scattered foxing and m... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:07

$52.00
187262

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Nice Masthead w/ Advertisements 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102869282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 4, 1790  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America All of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States" and includes talk: "On the Report o the Secretary of the Treasury". Various news of the day inside and a wealth of ads. The bkpg. is filled with ads including 4 nice illustrated house ads. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, wide, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:07

$57.00
187261

1st Ever NBA BASKETBALL Finals Philadelphia Warriors Win TITLE in 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102868013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 23, 1947 * Philadelphia Warriors (Golden State) * Wins the 1st NBA basketball title The sport's section (Page 14) has a brief and discrete report at the bottom of the page headed: "Philadelphia Bags BAA Crown" (see) I assume the small report here is because basketball wasn't a popular sport at the time. It is what it is, still a 1st report though. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:06

$40.00
187260

1st 7 AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS Alan Shepherd - John Glenn & More NAMED 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102867669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 10, 1959   * Alan Shepard, John Glenn & more * First U.S. Astronauts are introduced The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Seven Candidates for Spaceman Assignment" Also a three column heading: "Space Trip Candidates Confident" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the announcement of NASA's original 7 astronauts. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:06

$42.00
187259

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN 1795 BOSTON Massachusetts w/ Creek Indians Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102867033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston Nov. 26, 1795  * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common American titles from the 18th century. Pages 1 and 2 contain: "Creek Indians - Extract of a Letter from the Sec. of War to...George Mathews, Gov. of Georgia..." which concerns a treaty with the Creek Indians. Also on page 2 is a report from Winchester which begins: "A gentleman from the South Western Territory informs that  governor Blount was meet...at Tellico block house by several chiefs and warriors of each of the tribes of Creek, Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians with whom he commenced a talk..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:05

$44.00
187258

Rare JONATHAN SWIFT as Editor of Early 18th Century THE EXAMINER 1713 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102866672

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EXAMINER, London, June 12, 1713  * Rare 18th century publication This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories. Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:05

$56.00
187257

Best ELVIS PRESLEY DEATH Memphis TN Tennessee w/ Photos 1977 Old Newspaper RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434259093

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977 * The death of Elvis Presley * Great issue from his hometown * Considerable details and photos This 50 page issue has nice headlines which include: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" and other related subheads, and includes front page photos of "Elvis last year" and "Elvis in the beginning." The inside has: "The Beginnings of a King", "The King Will Live Forever As Legend of Rock 'n Roll", and "Elvis Dies Quickly at Graceland After Suffering Heart Failure", along with a full page of photos headed: "The Life of a True Legend as Seen Through a Lens." Terrific to have this first report from the city where he died. Bit of minor wear at the central horizontal fo... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:05

$38.00
187256

FATHER DIVINE African Americans Pilgrimage Peace Mission Movement 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102865973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936 * Father Divine's pilgrimage * African American spiritual leader * International Peace Mission movement The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:04

$39.00
187255

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434258614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1795 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:04

$34.00
187254

AIR FORIDA FLIGHT 90 Boeing 737 Airplane Potomac River DISASTER 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434258351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 14, 1982 * Air Florida Flight 90 disaster * 14th Street Bridge - Potomac River * Boeing 737-222 airplane crash The front page has a banner headline: "Jet Slams Into Bridge; 77 Die" with subheads, related photo ad map. First report coverage continues inside with more photos. Complete 1st section only with 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:04

$48.00
187253

END OF PROHIBITION 18th Amendment Repeal BEER RETURNS in IA CT NH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434257623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1933  * End of Prohibition - repeal * Iowa - Connecticut - New Hampshire * Beer - liquor returns The top of the front page has a two column headline: "IOWA VOTES WET, ALSO CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the states of Iowa, Connecticut and New Hampshire ratifying the repeal of prohibition. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:03

$42.00
187252

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1672 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102863337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1672 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & d... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:03

$48.00
187251

Best LEE HARVEY OSWALD Jack Ruby Assassination JFK1963 Dallas TX Texas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102861803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  * Best Lee Harvey Oswald assassination issue to be had * Post JFK John F. Kennedy murder * Jack Ruby Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot. There are many more related photos and headlines inside this 48 page issue. A great issue for display, and great to have from the city where it happened. Of curious interest--and only to be found in a Dallas newspaper--in a in... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:01

$68.00
187236

HMS KING EDWARD VII Royal Navy Pre-Dreadnought Battleship Launched1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434137309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 23, 1903 * HMS King Edward VII Launching * Royal Navy battleship The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BIG BATTLESHIP IS LAUNCHED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:02

$38.00
187235

TEWKSBURY Massachusetts Dynamite Powder Mill EXPLOSION Disaster 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434136892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1903 * Tewksbury Massachusetts explosion disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AWFUL EXPLOSION IN MASSACHUSETTS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:01

$38.00
187234

POPE PIUS X Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto Catholic Church ELECTED 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102755388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 4, 1903 * Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto * Becomes Pope Pius X The top of the front page has a three column headline: "CARDINAL SARTO ELECTED PONTIFF" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:01

$38.00
187233

WALLACE BROTHERS CIRCUS Train Wreck Disaster at Durand Michigan 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434135801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 7, 1903 * The Great Wallace Brothers Circus Train Disaster The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FRIGHTFUL WRECK OF CIRCUS TRAIN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps and archival mend within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:01

$40.00
187232

SAMUEL LANGLEY AERODROME Airplane Flying Machine Flight Failure 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434135441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 8, 1903 * Samuel Pierpont Langley * Aerodrome flying machine failure * Early Aviation before Wright Brothers The front page has a one column heading: "MACHINE FLEW--INTO THE RIVER" with subhead. (see) The Wright Brothers would make their historic flight just a few months later. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:00

$57.00
187231

BATTLE OF WOOSTER MOUND Oklahoma Martin Brothers Gang Vs. Lawmen 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102058503

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug.10, 1903 * Battle of Wooster Mound - Oklahoma * Martin Brothers Gang vs. Lawmen The front page has a one column heading: "SHERIFFS KILL TWO OUTLAWS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:28

$45.00
187230

Heavyweight BOXING Title JAMES J. JEFFRIES vs. James J. Corbett 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433528791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug.15, 1903 * James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "CORBETT HAD LITTLE SHOW" with subhead and round by round description. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:28

$68.00
187229

United States Yacht RELIANCE Wins Sailing Auld Mug AMERICA'S CUP 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433528396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 3, 1903 * U.S. Yacht Reliance vs. Shamrock III * America's Cup win at New York City Harbor Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "RELIANCE WON BY OVER TWO MILES" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:27

$40.00
187228

BATTLE OF ANTIETAM New Jersey Troops Monument Roosevelt Dedication1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433527847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 17, 1903 * Battle of Antietam monument dedication * Troops of New Jersey during Civil War * Theodore Roosevelt tribute speech The top of the front page has a two column headline: "THE PRESIDENT AT ANTIETAM" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:27

$38.00
187227

GORDON BENNET CUP Automobile Car Race Racing KILDARE IRELAND 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433527644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1903 * James Gordon Bennett Cup - automobile race * Athy, County Kildare, Ireland The top of the front page has a two column headline: "RACE MARRED BY ACCIDENTS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:26

$40.00
187226

JEWISH RABBIS Jews Judaica Blessing to President Thedore Roosevelt1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433527047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 3, 1903 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica - Hebrews * President Theodore Roosevelt blessing * Central conference of American rabbis The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JEWISH BLESSING UPON ROOSEVELT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:25

$40.00
187225

HANNA WYOMING Carbon County Coal Mine # 1 EXPLOSION Disaster 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433526887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 1, 1903 * Hanna Mine # 1 explosion disaster * Union Pacific Coal Company - Wyoming The top of the front page has a three column headline: "RESCUERS FOUGHT BY CRAZED MINERS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some residue along the spine from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:25

$40.00
187224

Best FORREST GUMP Film Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1994 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433526673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 6, 1994 * Best "Forrest Gump" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Comedy-drama - Tom Hanks A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Forrest Gump" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such unique & dramatic... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:24

$102.00
187223

CHLORAMPHENICOL Chloromycetin is fully Synthesized for 1st Time 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433526010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1949 * Chloromycetin - Chloramphenicol * Antibiotic for bacterial infections * Made artificially for the 1st time Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "'Wonder Drug,' Foe of Plagues, Is Made Artificially in Quantity" First report coverage continues on page 63 with 2 related photos including one of Mildred Rebstock, American pharmaceutical chemist. This was the first instance of an antibiotic being fully synthesized. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete 1st section only with all 80 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Chloramphenicol was first isolated from Streptomyces ve... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:24

$58.00
187222

ILINDEN-PREOBRAZHENIE UPRISING Ottoman Empire Turks Bulgarians 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433525866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 24, 1903 * Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising * Ottoman Empire - Bulgarians The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HUNDREDS MASSACRED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:23

$38.00
187184

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100490730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 9, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of page 2 has a column headed: "CUSTAR'S [sic] DEFEAT" "No Mitigation of the Gloomy News--Organization of Volunteer Forces Favored--General Terry's Official Report". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:38

$58.00
187182

Famed Africans SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Negroes CAPTURED 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100489892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1860  * Famous slaver "Wildfire" capture * African slave trade print fame Page 2 begins with: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars  in Regard to the Bark Wildfire and Her Cargo" with the report taking over half a column. The text begins: "The bark Wildfire, with a cargo of over 500 Africans on board, was captured..." with considerable detail on this famous slave ship. Further on: "...the negroes on board raised a loud yell in token of their pleasure...is said that this cargo would have been valued at $600,000 if landed in Cuba..." and much more. This slave ship became famous at the time due in part to a print of the slaves on board which appeared in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Wee... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:36

$55.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187180

William BUFFALO BILL Cody Wild West Showman Fame DEATH Funeral 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100488946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 15, 1917  * Buffalo Bill death * William Cody The top of a front page column has heads: "LAST RITES PAID" "TO BUFFALO BILL" "Funeral At Denver" "Thousands View The Body" "As it Lies in State in Capitol--Old Indians and Former Scouts Among Mourners". The text takes two-thirds of a column. Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, a bit toned at the margins, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$87.00
187179

USS JACOB JONES Destroyer German U-Boat TORPEDO Sunk 1st Ever 1917 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432160935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 8, 1917  * USS Jacob Jones (DD-61) * German U-Boat Torpedo sinks * 1st U.S. Destroyer ever to be lost to enemy action Near the middle of the front page is a report: "FIRST AMERICAN NAVAL LOSS OF ANY GREAT CONSEQUENCE" "Destroyer Jacob Jones Sunk by Torpedo From a Submarine in European Waters on Dec. 6---Two-thirds of Crew Are Lost...". As the Jacob Jones was steaming from Brest, France, for Queenstown, she was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-53 with the loss of 66 men, becoming the first United States destroyer sunk by enemy action. Ten pages, browned at the margins, foxing at the fold, otherwise good.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:32

$43.00
187178

EARLY Rare 1669 Newspaper 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100486308

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 21, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had Not just a very early issue of this famous title (5th year of its existence) but the front page has America mention: "...Tuesday last arrived the Desire of this place from Boston in New England...she met with a Flyboat from the Barbados in 22 days where a great hurricane happened..." and a bit more. Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:31

$87.00
187177

GEORGE WASHINGTON Act of Congress & Sequin Island ME Lighthouse 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432159242

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795  * President George Washington act of Congress * Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", signed in script type: Go. Washington. Page 3 has a lengthy document headed: "Treasury Department--Proposal...for building a Light House on Sequin Island near the mouth of the Kennebeck River...coast of...Maine..." with considerable detail on how it is to be built Nice to have on the front page as this title was one of the few from this period to feature script signatures of Ge... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:30

$110.00
187176

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432158572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 15, 1870  * Rare & early from Southern California The front page has nearly a full column taken up with an interesting article: "What Is Said of California in the East" which begins: "With a climate unrivaled even under the skies of Italy, and a soil that yields its harvests to the slightest cultivation, and mineral resources apparently inexhaustible, one might suppose that California offers superior inducements to settlers...", but then much more on the disadvantages. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:29

$48.00
187175

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432158095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 30, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #5 issue, only the fifth to be published. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirely taken up with ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:28

$465.00
187174

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Battle of Ushant 1778 Revolutionary War Broadside


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100484291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Aug. 3, 1778  A rare single sheet broadside edition (printed on the front side only), published outside the normal printing schedule due to an historic report. This issue has the details of the Battle of Ushant, fought between French & British fleets 100 miles west of Ushant, a French island at the mouth of the English Channel off the north-westernmost point of France. The battle ended indecisively & led to political disputes in both countries. The main portion of the text is a detailed letter signed by the British commander: A. Keppel. Included as well is a chart of the killed & wounded by ship. Complete as a single sheet, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, printed on the front only, great ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:28

$147.00
187173

Rare ORIGIN OF THE CIVIL WAR Charleston SC Carolina Confederate 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432157488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Dec. 29, 1863  * Rare Confederate title * Origin of the Civil War Among the articles: "National Fortitude" "From the United States--Proceedings in the Yankee Congress--Peace Resolutions" "The Confederate Congress which takes 1 1/3 columns; "From the Rapidan" "The Siege--173rd Day" "Suggestions About the Final Statements of Deceased Soldiers" and more. Single sheet issue, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing, 2 discrete archival mends on the reverse.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:27

$78.00
187172

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of McDowell Stonewall Jackson Civil War 1862 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100483143

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 20, 1862 * Battle of McDowell - Virginia * General Stonewall Jackson victory * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the articles: "The Destruction of the 'Virginia' "Pryor's Brigade" "The Battle at McDowell - Interesting Details of the Fight by a Participant" "War Matters' "The War News" "From  Corinth" and much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various folds & creases, some rubbing & dirtiness to the front page.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:26

$68.00
187171

CONFEDERATE Columbus GA Georgia w/ RE Lee Letters 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432157037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 13, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * General Robert E. Lee letters Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "The Late Battle at Corinth" "From the Line of the Potomac" ""An Army Anecdote" "Hung in Effigy" "Latest From Wilmington, N.C." "Another Brilliant Affair" "Gen. Lee's Address to His Army" in which he: "...recounts their achievements with eloquence, and delivers to them the thanks of the President, and bestows, in feeling terms, the praise they have so well earned." which is signed in type: R. E. Lee. Included also is an... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:26

$137.00
187170

CONFEDERATE 1864 William T. Sherman SAVANNAH GA Georgia Fall Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432156836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Dec. 23, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea coming to an end * Savannah GA Georgia Falling A newspaper not only from the Confederate state, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The War News" "New Year's Dinner to General Lee's Army" "A Present For General Lee" "From Wilmington" and other smaller items in addition to a wealth of advertisements. The back page has a notable report concerning Sherman's eminent capture of Savannah, with: "From Sherman's Army--The Situation At Savannah--Its Capitulation Expected" with the report giving the hopeless situation of this Georgia city. Also on the back page: "From Grant's Army" "Miscellaneous" and a le... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:25

$88.00
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